September 14, 2019

I am absolutely thrilled to share my experience as one of 21 finalists for the Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize 2019 in Hampstead, London.  Nearly 500 women artists applied, so I was humbled and overjoyed to be recognised and to take part.  

The piece I...

August 17, 2019

In September 2018, I undertook my largest work yet with the master artist who started my atelier journey, the absolutely divine and inspiring Teresa Oaxaca.

If you don't know her, check our her work and incredible bio here: 

She is...

August 17, 2019

I had the privilege of taking my second masterclass with world-class painter Ben Fenske at the Welsh Academy of Art.

Photo courtesy of Welsh Academy of Art. I'm in the grey smock talking perspective with Ben, the perspective master!

If you aren't familiar with Ben, he is...

August 17, 2019

We had such a lovely time at the open studios private view. Thank you to Gerry for inviting me to exhibit my work at the stunning Bank House. I also got to show in my favourite room.

Thank you all for your support!

June 3, 2019

Please join us for a private view at the beautiful Bank House in Bishop's Castle on Wednesday 5th June 2019 from 6pm to see the an exhibition of 23 artists (including me!) and enjoy some Pimms and nibbles.

Also, over the weekend I will be live painting in the Bank House...

August 9, 2018

On 17 July 2017, I did something incredible and terrifying.  I went, by myself, on a train to London to go to the London Atelier of Representational Art (LARA) in Vauxhall to take a masterclass with Teresa Oaxaca.  I'd found Teresa's work online and had watched some vi...

August 2, 2018

In April of this year, I had the distinct pleasure of taking a masterclass with Ben Fenske, the American Impressionist, at the Welsh Academy of Art. 

Working with Ben was a complete revelation.  Impressionism is a bit of a stretch for me.  I have so much to learn about...

July 24, 2018

Hello again.  Hope this post finds you all well.

If you know me personally, then you know that I have a deep connection to music.  I get a physiological reaction to certain notes and instruments and pretty much treat live music like going to a worship session.  My first...

July 19, 2018

I'm pleased to announce that  I am teaching Life Drawing at the SPARC Theatre in the SPARC Centre in Bishop's Castle.  This is a wonderful place to teach with such great lighting control.  All materials provided with a live model.  I am teaching bi-sessionly, but hope...

July 19, 2018

 Hello and thank you for stopping by!  Welcome to my blog.  This will by the home of all of my artistic activities.  I hope you will join me on my creative journey.  

I'm currently working on two series of paintings.  The first is based in my de...

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